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Dennis Eckersley: ‘The Sky’s The Limit’ For Red Sox’s Joe Kelly (Video)

Boston Red Sox right-hander Joe Kelly is not only making his debut for the club Wednesday night, but he’s doing it against the team that traded him away just last week. Kelly, along with first baseman/outfielder Allen Craig, came to the Red Sox from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for John Lackey. The 26-year-old has struggled with injuries this season, limiting him to just...
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Jose Canseco, Dennis Eckersley, Dave Stewart Talk 1989 A’s, Reunion Weekend

Prior to Friday night’s thrilling walkoff win by Josh Donaldson and the Oakland A’s, members of the 1989 World Champion A’s roster took part in a media session, answering questions about the reunion weekend, their careers, reflections about the game and other topics. Among those participating included Jose Canseco, Dave Stewart, Dave Henderson, Carney Lansford, Mike Moore,...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley Throws Out First Pitch Before Red Sox-A’s Game (Video)

Dennis Eckersley made a number of stops in his Hall of Fame career — including, of course, the Boston Red Sox — but arguably his most successful stint came with the Oakland A’s. The A’s are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their 1989 World Series this season, and they invited their former closer to throw out the first pitch before Sunday’s game against the Red Sox. Receiving...
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley Watches His Likeness Win Mascot Race In Oakland (Video)

Coming face to face with the mascot version of yourself has to be a bizarre experience. That’s what happened Thursday night to NESN broadcaster Dennis Eckersley, who, alongside Don Orsillo, watched from the booth as Eck beat out Rickey Henderson and Rollie Fingers in the Oakland A’s nightly mascot race. Your browser does not support iframes. Eckersley seemed more perplexed by...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Remy taking week off broadcasts

Boston Red Sox TV color commentator Jerry Remy will be taking some time off from broadcasting in light of his son's arrest and murder charge.

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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley to fill in for Jerry Remy during Sox broadcasts

Jim McIssac/ Getty Images BOSTON—Following the arrest of his son, former Boston Red Sox player and current color commentator Jerry Remy will be taking some time off. In his place will be Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley, who will fill in for Remy during tonight’s game and during the team’s West Coast road trip next week. Eckersley spent eight of his 24 seasons in Boston, posting...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley after BoSox blowout loss: ‘We gotta recap this s**t? (video)

Dennis Eckersley, who serves as a studio analyst during Boston Red Sox games on NESN, couldn’t hide his disappointment that part of his job description listed the duty of providing postgame analysis following losses as well as wins. That excruciating aspect of his job apparently is especially unbearable after a particularly brutal loss, such as [...]The post Dennis Eckersley after...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

NESN’s Dennis Eckersley drops “s-bomb” on air after Red Sox game (VIDEO)

Following the Red Sox 17-5 massacre of the Rangers Tuesday night, NESN’s Dennis Eckersley who was filling in for Jerry Remy tried to throw it to Tom Caron in the booth for a recap.  But…apparently Caron wasn’t ready for it. Eckersley wasn’t about to sit around.  He needed a recap and he needed it now. So much so that he dropped an “Are we gonna recap this $***?”
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley Calls Jack Morris ‘Clueless’ for Claiming Red Sox Cheat, Tells Former Pitcher to ‘Zip It’ (Video)

Dennis Eckersley feels very strongly that Clay Buchholz is not cheating, and he has not been afraid to make himself heard about that fact. After dismissing Toronto broadcaster Dirk Hayhurst as a “career minor leaguer” before Thursday’s game, Eck showed no restrain in similarly going after Blue Jays television announcer (and former MLB pitcher) Jack Morris. Check out Eckersley’s...
May 02, 2013  |  1 Comment

Time for Tigers to get Hall love

Two years ago, I asked Dennis Eckersley about Barry Larkin and Alan Trammell. The two shortstops were on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot that winter, and Eckersley had faced both during his playing career. "Trammell and Larkin," Eckersley, a 2004 Hall inductee, told me then, "are real close." The Hall of Fame voting may finally start to reflect that fact when...
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December 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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